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September, 2015

Hackett House Gift Shop Resumes Regular Schedule

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Hackett House Gift Shop resumes its regular schedule, Monday through Saturday, 11am to 5pm. Come see all the amazing items our buyers have purchased for the shop this season.

Small Bites Kitchen Club Cooking Class

Saturday, September 26, 2015: 10am to 2pm

Join us as we make small bites that can be served for a party, brunch, or even after theater.  The key to this hands-on kitchen cooking class is a menu that is balanced between make-ahead recipes and those that come together quickly using purchased ingredients.  Registration is $45 and is limited to 8 guests.

For further details, see our Kitchen Club Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

October, 2015

Bavarian Dinner Party Cooking Class Celebrating Oktoberfest

Tuesday, October 6, 2015; 6:30-9pm

What does an apple, a smoky fragrance, and cracklings make you think about?  Yes indeed, join us at the Hackett House patio to experience a roasted pig with all the trimmings!  Franz Feldmeier, one of our Regensburg, Germany Sister City members, has offered to fly in and roast a whole pig while also cooking an authentic Bavarian dinner in Tempe.  Who could resist the fun of tasting “the other white meat” fresh off the coals?

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Making a World of Difference Gala

Thursday, October 8, 2015; 6:00 to 9:00pm 

Our annual event honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts.  Three outstanding humanitarians will be honored at the “Making a World of Difference” gala planned at Tempe Center for the Arts on October 8, 2015. This is Tempe Sister Cities’ way of thanking and honoring humanitarians who bring hope and comfort to deserving people worldwide. Everyone is invited! Meet and Greet begins at 6:00 p.m. with Dinner and Awards Ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.

Cost is $80 per person. Registrations required.

To register for this event you can call Jane Neuheisel at 480-838-0437 or register online!

Details regarding the honorees and registration process will be posted when they become available.

Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake

Friday, October 9, 2015 – Sunday October 11, 2015

Tempe Sister Cities largest fundraiser. Free Entry. Food and local Beers with 4 stages of non-stop music. Family Fun…Carnival Rides, Kid Zone, Wiener Dog Races and more. Check out the Oktoberfest Website for more information.

Fall Tea

Saturday, October 24, 2015; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for tea in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person and includes one glass of champagne. Additional champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Chef Duc Liao

Tuesday, October 27, 2015; 6:30-9pm

Merci, a  French Café and Patisserie on Indian School in Scottsdale is coming to serve you in Tempe.  Be at home on our historic patio and feel you have been transported to Paris as you taste the creations serves.  Menu will be posted when it becomes available.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

November, 2015

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Acclaimed Restauranteur Chad Withycombe of The Revival

Tuesday, November 3, 2015; 6:30-9pm

We welcome our town neighbor “The Revival” to treat us to their Mexican Kitchen creations.  Their dedication to food is evident even in their name.  They chose “The Revival” to connote the inspiration, vigor and rejuvenation that results from paying your senses homage as you taste perfect bites.  We are happy they are bringing their kitchen fun to enrich us and invite you to join this dinner party at our house.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Passport to the World – Session I

Saturday, November 7, 2015; 9:15am – 1:00pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food.  Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded. Register online through the Cactus-Pine Girl Scout Council website.

Chocolate Happy Hour and Holiday Boutique

Thursday, November 12, 2015; 6:00-8:30pm for food. Cocktails served until 10:00pm

Calling all choc-o-holics! This November 12th, Hackett House has the dessert delights you have been craving.  Can you think of a better way to usher in holiday cheer than with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate, while taking care of your holiday gift list at our unique boutique?   Music, Tapas, Sweets, Chocolate Fountains, Cash Bar, Silent Auction and More!  Registration is required. The cost is $29.00 per person and includes one wine or beer; $25 per person for members of Tempe Sister Cities or $25 per person for two or more.

To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

Nutcracker Tea

Sunday, November 22, 2015; 1:00 – 3:00pm

Just before the craziness of the Holiday Season, come join us for an unforgettable experience. Sunday, November 22, 2015, Hackett House will once again be partnering with the Southwest Ballet Youth Company to present an unforgettable Nutcracker Tea with costumed dancers interacting with the children.  Costumes are encouraged. Tea is served from 1pm to 3pm and includes delicious sweets and savories.

The cost is $30.00 per person. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registration required. To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Owner/Chef Romeo Taus of Romeo’s Euro Café

Tuesday, November 24, 2015; 6-9pm

Romeo’s Euro Café has been a dining institution in Gilbert for about 25 years.  Owner Romeo Taus is one of those chefs who absolutely loves food and wine. He has a very creative mind and the talent to match his imagination.  We are ecstatic that he will be sharing his passion for food with us.

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Tempe Firefighters from Station #6

Monday, November 30, 2015; 6-9pm

Join the Tempe Fire Fighters from Station #6 (right in our back yard) as they compete to dish up their best chili ever!  Who will win this competition?  Only you can tell us as you taste what comes out of the kitchen from the tried and true recipes they have spent years perfecting.  And what chili doesn’t taste better paired with ice-cold beer?  Join us to celebrate our very own fire fighters as they dish up this fire house staple and accompaniments!

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

December, 2015

Holiday Boutique

Friday, December 4, 2015 to Saturday, December 5, 2015, 2015; 11:00am – 5:00pm

Visit the Hackett House Gift Shop during the Tempe Arts Festival to see all our beautiful and unique  decorations and gifts! Prizes given throughout the day.

Holiday Tea

Saturday, December 12, 2015; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Just before the rush of the holiday season, relax in our friendship rooms while we serve you handmade tasty treats crafted just for you. The cost is $35 per person and includes one glass of champagne. Additional champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Alison Tedor, 2015 Phoenix Top Home Chef

Wednesday, December 16, 2015; 6:30-9pm

Alison Tedor is the new 2015 Phoenix’s Top Home Chef – a cooking competition sponsored by the Arizona Republic.  Although she may have begun her life as a picky eater, she is now described best as a food adventurer, delighting in creating the unexpected.   Her penchant for being a perfectionist extends to her cooking where she pays attention to the tiniest of details.  She practiced the recipes she used to win this year’s competition four times just to make sure the dinner would be perfect . . . and it was.   Join us as we appreciate her imagination, culinary skills, and attention to detail that earned her the title of Top Chef!

For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

January, 2016

Passport to the World – Session II

Saturday, January 23, 2016; 9:15am – 1:00pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food.  Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded. Register online through the Cactus-Pine Girl Scout Council website.

February, 2016

Mardi Gras

Friday, February 5, 2016; 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Who Dat? The ultimate Mardi Gras street party is a lot closer than you think. Hackett House brings the New Orleans spirit to Tempe for the jazziest jamboree in town. Authentic Mardi Gras cuisine, cash bar (one beer, wine or soda included in price), raffle, silent auction and a prize for Best Costume (costumes are welcome but not necessary).  The cost is $29.00 per person; $25 per person for members of Tempe Sister Cities or $25 per person for two or more registrants. To join the fun, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

Valentine Tea

Saturday, February 13, 2016; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for a special tea with your loved ones in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

April, 2016

“Frozen” Children’s  Tea

Saturday, April 9, 2016; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Come join us for an unforgettable experience, as Hackett House presents a “Frozen” themed Children’s Tea. We always go all out to make our children’s teas amazing for your children.  Delicious sweets and savories will be served. The Story Lady will complete the experience. Costumes are encouraged. Tea is served from 1pm to 3pm and the cost is $30.00 per person. Reservations are required.

Don’t miss any of the fun! To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register online today.

May, 2016

Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday, May 14, 2016; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Treat your mother, grandmother or yourself to a special tea in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

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